Trachycephalus jordani (Stejneger and Test, 1891)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Trachycephalus > Species: Trachycephalus jordani

Tetraprion jordani Stejneger and Test, 1891, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 14: 167. Holotype: USNM 12274, by original designation. Type locality: "Guayaquil, [Provincia Guayas,] Ecuador".

Diaglena jordaniBoulenger, 1891, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 8: 456.

Trachycephalus jordaniTrueb, 1970, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 18: 601.

English Names

Jordan's Casque-headed Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 65).


Pacific lowlands of South America from southern Colombia through Ecuador to northwestern Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


Armijos-Ojeda, Székely, Székely, Cogǎlniceanu, Cisneros-Heredia, Ordóñez-Delgado, Escudero, and Espinosa, 2021, ZooKeys, 1063: 39, provided a dot map for the lowlands of Ecuador and northwestern Peru. 

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